Family

ROOM TO GROW

BOYS BUNK BEDS When we moved there was no way I was taking our old bunk beds with us. They weren’t that old, but they were horrible quality. They creaked and squeaked and I deeply regretted purchasing them. Whenever a reader asked me what kind of bunk bed we had...

WELCOME SUMMER + 20% OFF SWIM SALE TODAY ONLY

HE SAID/SHE SAID. 5 QUESTIONS ABOUT US + GARRETT’S GO TO MEN’S BRAND

BARLOW FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARDS 2017

OUR POLAR EXPRESS TRADITION

HAPPY THANKSGIVING + OUR BIG BEAR FAMILY TRIP FAVORITES

ON ME: SIMILAR TAN COAT  ||  BLACK NORTHFACE JACKET  ||  SIMILAR SWEATER  ||  BEANIE  ||  BLACK DISTRESSED JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON ELI: BUTTUN UP TEE  ||  LEVI’S JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON BRADLEY: BUTTON UP TOP  ||  BEANIE  ||  JEANS  ||  SNEAKERS ON CASH:  BEANIE ...

3 THINGS I’M DOING TO PREP FOR OUR MOVE

ALL DRESSED UP ( + 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT US)

PUMPKIN PATCH

ON ME: RUFFLED SLEEVE DRESS (wearing a size 2)  ||  SIMILAR PLAID TOP (also love this one)  ||  SIMILAR BOOTS  ||  SUNGLASSES ON BRADLEY: LONG SLEEVED GREEN TOP  ||  SIMILAR SHORTS  ||  TOMS ON CASH: STRIPED TOP  ||  SIMILAR SHORTS  ||  TOMS ON ELI: PLAID TOP  || ...

HALLOWEEN COSTUME TUTORIALS

Halloween is only 11 days away, so I wanted to put all of my past costume tutorials in one spot for you guys to get some inspiration!  If you’re like me, Halloween always gets my creativity going. I love creating a costume that is unique and my own. The links...

ELI’S 2ND BIRTHDAY PARTY

Last month I threw a 2nd birthday party for Eli at the Southern California Children’s Museum in Pasadena. It was so much fun to get all our friends together and celebrate him! I have to be honest though, I had been planning on throwing a banana themed birthday...

FAMILY KICKS MADE TO LAST

ON ME: NIKE SNEAKERS C/O RACK ROOM SHOES  ||  STRIPED TEE  ||  GREY JOGGERS (I’m wearing a small) ON BRADLEY: NIKE SNEAKERS C/O RACK ROOM SHOES  ||  NIKE LUNCHBOX C/O RACK ROOM SHOES  ||  BLUE NIKE BACKPACK C/O RACK ROOM SHOES  ||  GREY JOGGERS  ||  CAR TEE ON...

7 THINGS I DO AT THE BEGINNING OF EVERY SCHOOL YEAR

thank you to Zappos for sponsoring this post << the boys wanted to pose themselves. I was dying! 😉  >> ON ME: JEANS  ||  WHITE TEE  ||  SIMILAR STRIPED SHIRT  ||  GOLD SANDALS ON BRADLEY: “WEEKEND WARRIOR” TEE  ||  BLACK STRETCH JEANS  ||  NEW...

GAME ON

A WEEKEND DOWNTOWN

MAKING THE MOST OF SUMMER

thank you to Zappos for sponsoring this post        ON ME: JEANS  ||  WHITE TEE  ||  KIMINO ||  GOLD SANDALS  ||  RING ON ELI: BUTTON UP TOP  ||  JEAN SHORTS  ||  BLACK CONVERSE SNEAKERS ON BRADLEY: NAVY TEE  ||  GREY SHORTS  ||  SANDALS ON CASH: WHITE GRAPHIC TEE  ||...

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THROWING A “SPRINKLE”

This post has been sponsored by Pampers. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When I was pregnant with Eli, I was really against having any kind of shower. He was my third baby, and my third BOY. I didn’t need very many new boy things…I’m swimming...

BATHTIME WITH ELI

         As moms we always want the best for our kids in every aspect of their lives, including their skincare from the day they are born. We notice every little impurity right away because we want to make sure they are as protected as possible. Only a few hours...

TEN. (5 THINGS WE’VE LEARNED OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS OF MARRIAGE)